Vine Brings Down The House On All Sexual Explicit Content.
Vine has previously taken action in or to hide any sexual or pornographic explicit content, but in its latest actions the video share site has decided to ban such content all together. With its recent update on its rules and terms of services. The Twiiter-owned company state that one will not be allowed to post content that is sexually explicit or pornographic in nature.
This recent crackdown comes from it’s revealing of the amount of micro porn the video services has managed to find on their service. Twitter has even posted up a list of things that are considered to be sexually explicit and what one can post or not post.
Any explicit sexual content which includes any depictions of sex acts, nudity that is sexually provocative or any sexual contents and any graphic depiction of sexual arousal. Although it does also state, Twitter will be allowing Vice content with the depictions of nudity or partial nudity that belong on documentary, education or artistic in nature.
The Affected Users and Policy.
Vine has stated that this won’t affect a larger percentage of its users, save for an amount of 1%. Vine commented on their blog saying, ” For more than 99 percent of our users, this doesn’t really change anything. For the rest: we don’t have a problem with explicit sexual content on the Internet – we just prefer not to be the source of it.”
Any user who violates this policy will be suspended and eligible for an account restoration only after they have removed the offensive post that goes against its new rules and terms. Any serious or repeated violating action of this policy will lead towards a more permanent suspension.
Any user who comes across content on Vine that violates this new policy can report it by pressing the button with three downs below and select the “report this post” function.